August 27 through September 6, 2015
With a candidate debate in Cleveland’s rear view mirror and a party convention on the horizon, the timing for a play about the power behind the power of modern-day politics is perfect. But in its production of Beau Willimon’s “Farragut North,” Ensemble Theatre is stuck in political spin cycle.
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's CJN article here.
FARRAGUT NORTH is a well written script that gives the electorate an often uncomfortable view of the reality of those who plan and plot election campaigns. Willimon’s writing gets a good production at Ensemble that is well worth seeing.
This taut and fast pace political thriller is one of those works that reveals what one has suspected all along that politics is a dirty game. With that said, it makes for an intriguing evening of theater that demands that you return from intermission to see how the different fates play out.
To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.